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Global National: March 16, 2024 | Israel-Hamas talks to resume, offering glimmer of hope [Video]

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Global National: March 16, 2024 | Israel-Hamas talks to resume, offering glimmer of hope

The largest humanitarian organization in Gaza says the situation unfolding in the Strip is deteriorating by the minute, and new numbers by the United Nations (UN) show children are the hardest hit. Some relief arrived overnight — the first shipment to reach Gaza by sea in almost two decades. There’s also a glimmer of hope for a pause in fighting, with reports on Saturday that talks between Israel and Hamas will resume as early as tomorrow. Mackenzie Gray has more.

Residents in Haiti are bracing for another tense night with surging violence and a ballooning humanitarian crisis. Mercedes Stephenson has more on the Canadian response to that crisis.

A child welfare agency in Manitoba has begun removing 20 high-risk, high-need teenagers from 13 privately-owned group homes. It comes on the heels of the province severing ties with the operators Spirt Rising House, after cannabis was given to teens in one of those homes as a harm reduction measure. But staff tell Global News that “knee-jerk reactions have had a devastating toll.” Melissa Ridgen has more in this Global News exclusive.

Online screening tools for breast cancer made headlines this week, after actress Olivia Munn said a simple risk assessment saved her life. Health reporter Katherine Ward has more on how the tools work, and whether they can help Canadians.

Donald Trump has become his party’s presumptive nominee on his quest to return to the White House, but he’s now facing criticism over his platform from a former ally who stood next to Trump during his four years in the Oval office. As Reggie Cecchini explains, it’s part of a broader shift in the Republican party.

Voters in Russia are heading to the polls this weekend in the country’s three-day presidential election, which ends on Sunday. However, experts say the event amounts to little more than democracy theatre. Any serious opposition challenger have either been prevented from running, are in prison, or dead — including Alexei Navalny. As a result, Vladimir Putin is guaranteed to win, extending the Russian leader’s decades-long rule.

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